Synonyms for rout

Synonyms for (noun) rout

Synonyms: rout

Definition: an overwhelming defeat

Similar words: licking, defeat

Definition: an unsuccessful ending to a struggle or contest

Usage: it was a narrow defeat; the army's only defeat; they suffered a convincing licking


Synonyms: rabble, rout, mob

Definition: a disorderly crowd of people

Similar words: crowd

Definition: a large number of things or people considered together

Usage: a crowd of insects assembled around the flowers

Synonyms for (verb) rout

Synonyms: rout, spread-eagle, spreadeagle

Definition: defeat disastrously

Similar words: trounce, crush, vanquish, shell, beat, beat out

Definition: come out better in a competition, race, or conflict

Usage: Agassi beat Becker in the tennis championship; We beat the competition; Harvard defeated Yale in the last football game


Synonyms: rout, rout out, expel

Definition: cause to flee

Usage: rout out the fighters from their caves

Similar words: overcome, defeat, get the better of

Definition: win a victory over

Usage: You must overcome all difficulties; defeat your enemies; He overcame his shyness; He overcame his infirmity; Her anger got the better of her and she blew up


Synonyms: gouge, rout

Definition: make a groove in

Similar words: core out, hollow, hollow out

Definition: remove the interior of

Usage: hollow out a tree trunk


Synonyms: root, rootle, rout

Definition: dig with the snout

Usage: the pig was rooting for truffles

Similar words: delve, dig, cut into, turn over

Definition: turn up, loosen, or remove earth

Usage: Dig we must; turn over the soil for aeration